The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 124 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.046% - 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Automation Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2035 1977 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.65% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1764 1353
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Birmingham region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automation Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) FindBugs

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FindBugs
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript